Tue April 18th 4:00pm to 5:15pm (approx)
Are you a parrot owner looking to enhance communication and trust with your feathered friend? Are you seeking new ways to keep your parrot mentally stimulated, happy, and healthy? Look no further than our online parrot target training workshop.
Our workshop offers numerous benefits for both you and your parrot. With target training, you can improve communication by teaching your parrot specific behaviors. Your parrot will develop trust in you as their caregiver, as they learn to rely on you for positive reinforcement and guidance. Target training also provides mental stimulation for your parrot, keeping them engaged and preventing boredom.
At our workshop, we prioritize the safety and well-being of both parrots and their owners. We have implemented safety measures to ensure the training environment is secure and stress-free for both parties. PK school counselor, Cassie, has extensive knowledge on parrot behavior and psychology, ensuring that your parrot receives the best possible training.
In our interactive training program, we prioritize the importance of allowing your parrot to have choice in participating. We believe that offering your parrot a sense of autonomy and control over their behavior enhances their learning experience, leading to improved behavior and more successful training.
By registering for our workshop, you will gain invaluable knowledge on parrot target training and gain a deeper understanding of your feathered friend. Cassie will guide you through the process, demonstrating the strategies and techniques necessary to train your parrot effectively.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to establish a stronger bond with your parrot and improve their quality of life. Register for our online Target Training workshop today and experience the benefits for yourself. Your parrot will thank you for it.
**Free for PK Members!!**
When: Tuesday, April 18th @ 4pm EST
Where: Online! We’ll send you a Zoom link
Cost: $35 for non-PK Members
THIS is a treasured gift to little birds.
Cassie is our Parrot Kindergarten behavior trainer (aka school counselor)!!
Cassie Malina has been training people and animals professionally worldwide for over 20 years.
After graduating with High Distinction from the Pennsylvania State University, Cassie joined the animal training team at Natural Encounters, Inc. During her many years with NEI, she produced and performed in free flight bird shows across the country. She performed in free flight bird shows at Disney’s Animal Kingdom since the park’s inception through April 2020. She also instructed on the art and science of animal training in numerous workshops, seminars, lectures, webinars and presentations across the country. As part of the NEI team, Cassie consulted on animal programs across the US and abroad.
Cassie has been coaching animal caregivers since 2004. She has maintained her CPBC certification from the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC) since 2015 and her CPBT-KA certification from the International Avian Trainers Certification Board (IATCB) since 2013, and she completed Dr. Susan Friedman, Ph.D.’s Living and Learning Course. Cassie has been an active member of the International Association of Avian Trainers and Educators (IAATE) since 1998 and has been an Executive Board Member of the IAATE since 2004. In 2020, the IAATE presented Cassie with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
Cassie provides free behavior workshops each month for our Parrot Kindergarten members, and you can also access her throughout the month for one-on-one behavior help with your flock family.
(PK FULL members receive substantial discounts for private behavior sessions.)
Jen Cunha is an attorney, animal cognition trainer, writer, and international speaker, focusing on animal literacy and communication. A “parrot mama” for over 16 years, Jen has been developing cognition training techniques for almost a decade. Her training manuals have been translated and distributed throughout Europe, and she’s been featured in Bird Talk magazine. Jen has twice written articles for the International Association of Applied Behavior Consultants Journal and is a frequent lecturer at science conventions and companion bird gatherings around the world. Jennifer collaborates on animal literacy and communication projects with university researchers, and her research has been published in peer-reviewed scientific proceedings. Her birds, Ellie and Isabelle, have passed university-designed blind tests on phonics and reading comprehension skills and are considered the very first animals who have learned how to read.